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Old World Christmas Gala

Description of event:  Come support historic preservation in Bluffton with BHPS and friends. Enjoy a traditional meal and dance the night away under the stars in a live oak grove near the Oyster Factory Park on the May River. Period dress is encouraged, hoop skirts are optional.

Time and date of event:  Friday Dec. 13th from 6-10 pm

Location of event: Colcock-Teel Property 46 Colcock Street Bluffton SC 29910

Price:  Tickets are only $60!

Clothing and Textiles of the Civil War

Description of event:  Exhibits and Storytelling featuring local author and re-enactor Kim Poovey

Time and date of event:  Thursday Nov. 7th at 11 am

Location of event: Heyward House Historic Center 70 Boundary Street Bluffton SC 29910

Price: $3 suggested donation


Local historian Chris Clayton will share his research about the unsuccessful Union attempt of October 22, 1862 to wrest control of the Savannah-Charleston Railroad line from the Confederates.

Thursday, Oct 5 at 11am | $3 Suggested Donation
Colcock-Teel House 46 Colcock St, Bluffton

Medical Program – Lecture – David Smoot 11 am June 4th

Forget what you’ve learned about medical practices during the Civil War from the movies.  Come see actual artifacts and reproductions while listening to historian/technician David Smoot from the Parris Island Marine Corps Museum.


Heyward House Open House!

The Heyward House Historic Center will be holding an open house on Tuesday, June 4, 10 am – 4 pm to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Burning of Bluffton.

Call (843) 757-6293 for more information!